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 Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps 11i

 

 

1. What is Patch Impact Analysis used for ?

2. How could I get a Patch Impact Analysis ?

3. Understanding the Patch Impact Analysis

 

 

1. What is Patch Impact Analysis used for ?

 

When a patch will be applied on the system, Patch Impact Analysis could produce a report with the files which will be added, modified or ignored due to this patch. You can view also the prerequisite patches  for that patch. 

 

 

2. How could I get a Patch Impact Analysis ?

Login to Oracle Application Manager -> "Site Map" -> "Maintenance" -> "Patch Wizard"

 

From this page there are 2 way to get a Patch Impact Analysis:

 

A) From the "Result Section" choose a "Filter Name/ Patch List" and click on "Details" icon.

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

The following window will appear: 

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

On this screen, choose a patch and click on "Impact" icon. 

 

A) From the "Patch Wizard Tasks" choose "Recommend/ Analyze Patches" and click on "Tasks" icon.

 

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

The following screen will appear:

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

On this window choose a patch to be analyzed and press "OK".

 

The following window will appears:

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

Click "Ok".

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

On this window click "OK" again. 

 

 

3. Understanding the Patch Impact Analysis

 

The Patch Impact Analysis looks like:

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

On the underlined field we can click to get more information:

 

For instance, if I click on "1" from "Direct Impact Summary", "Applications Patched" I will get the following window:

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

In this screen we can see that the patch 3591687 changes 2 files and add 9 files for the AR (Receivables) application. 

 

If we click on "Changed File" column (on "2") we get more information about the 2 file which would be changed:

 

Patch Impact Analysis in Oracle Apps

 

 

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